Incident Reports

Locals obstruct the work of land acquisition to expand Surkhet Airport


Karnali, Surkhet, Birendranagar

According to the Civil Aviation Office, Surkhet, the data collection work for land acquisition for the expansion of Surkhet Airport was stopped within three days after locals protested on December 30. 

The locals alleged the government of trying to sabotage the settlement in the name of expanding the airport. They have demanded that the government should look for alternatives for the sustainable development of the airport.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Program Interference/Obstruction
Primary Cause Access/control of development infrastructure (roads, bridges)
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media